Dominican Republic Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2021 was 1,838,800, a 2.92% decline from 2020.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2020 was 1,894,044, a 2.94% decline from 2019.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2019 was 1,951,483, a 2.97% decline from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic rural population for 2018 was 2,011,294, a 3% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
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Bulgaria 1,654,065
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Suriname 199,915
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St. Lucia 149,475
Tonga 82,093
Grenada 71,545
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Marshall Islands 13,019
American Samoa 7,070
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Nauru 0
Dominican Republic Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,838,800 16.79 -2.96%
2020 1,894,044 17.46 -2.99%
2019 1,951,483 18.17 -3.02%
2018 2,011,294 18.93 -3.05%
2017 2,073,501 19.72 -3.07%
2016 2,138,191 20.56 -3.02%
2015 2,203,774 21.43 -2.96%
2014 2,269,885 22.33 -2.88%
2013 2,336,313 23.25 -2.82%
2012 2,403,083 24.20 -2.76%
2011 2,470,282 25.17 -2.97%
2010 2,544,677 26.25 -3.28%
2009 2,629,580 27.46 -3.18%
2008 2,714,469 28.70 -3.09%
2007 2,799,789 29.98 -2.98%
2006 2,884,525 31.29 -2.87%
2005 2,968,437 32.63 -2.74%
2004 3,051,042 34.00 -2.64%
2003 3,132,570 35.40 -2.00%
2002 3,195,871 36.63 -0.72%
2001 3,218,886 37.44 -0.65%
2000 3,240,025 38.25 -0.60%
1999 3,259,472 39.07 -0.54%
1998 3,276,981 39.89 -0.47%
1997 3,292,294 40.72 -0.39%
1996 3,305,090 41.56 -0.31%
1995 3,315,514 42.40 -0.23%
1994 3,323,050 43.25 0.16%
1993 3,317,653 43.96 1.24%
1992 3,276,931 44.23 1.27%
1991 3,235,552 44.50 1.29%
1990 3,193,949 44.77 1.32%
1989 3,152,194 45.05 1.34%
1988 3,110,236 45.32 1.37%
1987 3,068,040 45.59 1.40%
1986 3,025,369 45.86 1.44%
1985 2,982,078 46.13 1.48%
1984 2,938,190 46.40 1.52%
1983 2,893,814 46.68 1.57%
1982 2,848,818 46.95 0.82%
1981 2,825,427 47.60 -0.06%
1980 2,827,094 48.71 0.04%
1979 2,825,975 49.83 0.15%
1978 2,821,815 50.94 0.25%
1977 2,814,710 52.05 0.36%
1976 2,804,703 53.16 0.45%
1975 2,792,043 54.27 0.56%
1974 2,776,556 55.37 0.66%
1973 2,758,401 56.47 0.76%
1972 2,737,388 57.56 0.87%
1971 2,713,808 58.65 0.97%
1970 2,687,504 59.73 1.08%
1969 2,658,555 60.79 1.19%
1968 2,626,988 61.85 1.30%
1967 2,593,183 62.89 1.41%
1966 2,556,950 63.93 1.51%
1965 2,518,533 64.95 1.62%
1964 2,477,973 65.95 1.72%
1963 2,435,642 66.95 1.82%
1962 2,391,687 67.93 1.91%
1961 2,346,520 68.89 2.02%
1960 2,299,663 69.81 %